Dating back to 2005, Russell has been hosting podcasts for television shows as well as personal interests, from Starkville's House of El ("Smallville") to The 10th Wonder ("Heroes") and more recently with Starkville's House of El | Krypton ("Krypton").

A journalist and freelance writer, Russell has written for DC Comics, CBS Watch Magazine, Titan Magazines and is an award-winning newspaper columnist. He also hosts Round 3 and "...with Brian Austin Green" alongside actor Brian Austin Green of "Beverly Hills 90210" and "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles."

Derek has hosted 28 Episodes.